Original
Western Astrology

Affleck: A Cosmic Look



by The Astrologer's Daughter January 04, 2011 05:13 PM EST

The first thing you notice about Affleck’s (that’s Ben Affleck) chart is that he has Venus in Cancer on his ascendant. His wide appeal can be attributed to this charming, likable sign sitting powerfully on the cusp of his astrological First House which rules self-expression. Because it’s in Cancer, there’s likely a disarming tenderness about him when you first meet. Make no mistake: he has the healthy ego drives of his Leo Sun but he “dawns” on us like a sweet and genuine charmer. He just can’t help himself!

Share a free sample 2015 New Astrology Forecast. Get your 2015 New Astrology Forecast featuring your Chinese and Western Signs today!


His Sun in Leo and Mars in Virgo are both in his 3rd House ruling communication, making the way he uses language and expresses ideas a central focus in his life. It is in this area where he feels he is being most himself – and for a Leo, that is of utmost importance. It is important to Leo’s to make a unique offering of their creativity – to make their mark, which he certainly has by being the youngest screenwriter to win an Oscar for a film in which he also starred, Good Will Hunting. Mars adds passion to his ideas and is trying to teach him to be a forcible and direct communicator. Because Mars can also show us where our fear lie, Ben has to confront insecurity about his right to speak his mind. A healthy expression of Mars energy depends on making a bold choice to just do something in spite of fear one might feel – in his case in the 3rd house territory of expression. For Mars to work for him, he has to risk communicating, even if it is imperfect – which is no small task for this self-critical tendencies of a Virgo Mars.

His Moon (ruling instincts and emotion) is also in Virgo, so being a self-critical striver is just something he’ll have to get used to. He may seem like an easygoing sweetheart on the surface, but this superstar didn’t get there on looks alone. Virgo moons work, and when they’re not working they’re thinking about work or what they could do better. Madonna also is a Leo Sun with a Virgo moon. These combinations really like to go for it, though you may not see them sweat (so unbecoming on a Leo!)

What’s up for him this year? Well a relationship or two are being put through the meat grinder, such is the nature of Pluto transiting the 7th house of partnership. He’s most likely being pressed for his most honest performance in his closest relationships. Someone usually acts as the catalyst for powerful personal transformation when we’re dealing with the 7th house of the “other.” Pluto is not always easy and demands truth. For someone with a Virgo moon and a sweet Venus placement, the last thing they want to do is deal with conflict. However, aside from relationships, Pluto in the 7th house can be a goldmine for an artist. The drama of human relationships is something which he is probably finding fascinating at the moment, if not a bit overwhelming. Perhaps his personal discoveries will come to bear on his next project. It may look easy on film, but what he’s sharing, from an astrological point of view, didn’t come without some sweat.

 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
The Stars This Week: December 15-21, 2014
The Stars This Week: December 8-14, 2014
The Stars This Week: December 1-7, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 24-30, 2014
Monthly Summary for October 2014
Monthly Summary for September 2014
Monthly Summary for August 2014
Monthly Summary for July 2014

Astrology On the Go

ASTROLOGY NEWSLETTERS

Wake Up to Your Horoscope
in Your Inbox

Start your day with a dose of the cosmos -- get your daily horoscope delivered straight to your email!

related articles
 
Revisit the Inner Kingdom as Jupiter Retrogrades in Leo
Revisit the Inner Kingdom as Jupiter Retrogrades in Leo

Jupiter is everybody’s favorite planet -- he’s the guy that always finds a way to break... read more »

 
Mars Enters Aquarius: Rebel Yell
Mars Enters Aquarius: Rebel Yell

"Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of... read more »

 
Heavy Thoughts as Mercury Conjuncts Saturn in Scorpio
Heavy Thoughts as Mercury Conjuncts Saturn in Scorpio

As we approach our annual holiday gatherings, you might be feeling slightly sad or anxious.... read more »

 
New astro forecast sheep 300x250

featured bloggers


Pamala Oslie


Pamala Oslie
Pamala Oslie is a successful author, consultant, lecturer, and professional “sensitive” (psychic) who also has the ability to see electro-magnetic fields or auras. She speaks about our emerging human potential, psychic abilities, what our... read more

Astrology.com videos
3936811511001
3936811505001
3936810898001
3936811518001
3936810910001
3936810900001
3936844055001
3936811525001
3936827514001
3936827514001
3936844059001
3936813432001
3936811524001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
Today's Cosmic Calendar
 
Today's Planetary Forecast

Once in a while the universe backs off from its often intense barrage of challenging alignments and offers earthlings a... read more »

 
The Stars This Week!
 
The Stars This Week

Make a Plan! Are you ready to set a new course? Draw up a list of what you hope to accomplish as Mercury enters... read more »